Stormwater Maintenance Inspector III

Alexandria, VA
$56,835.22 - $93,423.35 Annually
Jan 22, 2022
Feb 08, 2022
Full Time
Inspector III

An Overview
The Department of Transportation & Environmental Services (T&ES) Public Works Services Division is seeking an Inspector III to perform managerial work functions in a diversified public works environment. Specific work associated with the position includes overseeing daily operations and activities for the Stormwater Section of Public Works Services. This work is technical work of the inspection of storm and sanitary sewers. Work is performed under the direction of the Environmental Program Manager for Storm sewer.

What you should Bring
In-depth knowledge of construction of clay, concrete, ductile iron, PVC storm drain and sanitary sewers, and asphalt and concrete for restoration. Skills related to reliable inspections of infrastructure, and the ability to work well with a variety of stakeholders.

The Opportunity - Examples of Work
  • Performs more advanced engineering inspections;
  • Inspects work from customers and performs internal inspections;
  • Inspects BMP’s to make sure they are installed correctly;
  • Inspects Stormwater requests and reports from Citizens, Internal staff and Contractors
  • Enforce E&S, SWPPP and MOT plans for contractors that are contracted by PWS;
  • Attend community meetings as required;
  • Prepares, and keeps documentation on work done on a daily basis;
  • Assigns, reviews, and evaluates the work of lower level inspectors;
  • Assists in writing the scope of work for the contractors to complete;
  • Estimates cost and material requirements for each job, checks actual job costs against project costs, checks/bills received, and processes payments to contractors;
  • Reviews plans and specification to ensure compliance with City Standards, Department of Environmental Quality and Virginia Department of Transportation;
  • Provides construction management to include, but not limits to, construction agreements, change orders, addendums and amendments contributing to resolving construction conflicts, and possessing the knowledge and ability to resolve and implement resolutions;
  • Works with, attends meetings, provides reports for the PWS Stormwater team and the overall stormwater team on the inspection and construction of stormwater projects
  • Acts as a liaison for property owners and contractors;
  • Assists with inclement weather events (ie. snow removal operations, severe weather events);
  • Performs related work as assigned.
About the Department
T&ES is a community partner in shaping a livable, green, and prospering Alexandria. We plan, build, operate, and maintain transportation systems and infrastructure that improve mobility and provide people and businesses with core public services. The work we do keeps Alexandrians moving, growing sustainability, and thriving. If you are curious for a broader view of our City, click City of Alexandria to learn more

Minimum & Additional Requirements

High School Diploma or GED; completion of vocational or college-level courses in surveying principles and methods, civil engineering, or building construction; five years of experience in responsible, paraprofessional engineering position in construction or surveying; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

In order to be considered an ideal candidate you must possess considerable experience in the construction of clay, concrete, ductile iron, PVC storm drain and sanitary sewers, and asphalt and concrete for restoration. Principles and practices in Civil engineering, knowledge of modern principles of surveying and methods of soil engineering, and the ability to oversee contractors and secure their cooperation, as well as the general public, and ability to prepare comprehensive estimates, reports and maintain accurate records.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks.

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